Jazz Instrumental Lab Summer Intensive 2024

Age: Adults

Type: Camp, Instrumental

Term: Summer

July 15-19 (7pm-9pm)

Price:  $350


Location: BKCM

Open To: Students who have prior experience on your instrument, open to Piano, Bass, Guitar, Horns, Strings and Voice. No experience in Jazz is required. 

On your way home from work? Come Jam!

This invigorating summer session is open to intermediate to advanced level string, woodwind, brass, piano and drum/percussion players as well as voice, ages 18+ who are looking to expand their jazz knowledge and improvisational skills. Taught by local professional jazz musician, saxophonist, pianist and drummer Peter Apfelbaum as well as guest jazz artists from the local NYC jazz community students will hone their improvisation skills and brush up on their knowledge of chord progressions and rhythms of classic jazz repertoire, blues forms and standards from the great American songbook. This intensive ends the week with a public performance at the BKCM Concert Hall. 

If you have any questions about whether the Jazz Instrumental Lab Summer Intensive is the right fit for you, please contact the community music school administrative team at cmsadmin@bkcm.org

Jazz Instrumental Lab Faculty* 

  • Peter Apfelbaum – Saxophone, Piano, Drums, Director
  • Matt Pavolka – Bass
  • Sean Moran – Guitar
  • Peck Allmond – Brass

*subject to change